Appalachian Trail Community

More than Just a Footpath

The beauty of the Appalachian Trail includes those who choose to walk it. Below, peruse the latest news, events, community photos and more.

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Please stay off the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail, given its ever-increasing popularity over the past weeks, is no longer a viable space to practice social distancing.


March 19, 2020 Update on COVID-19 and the A.T.

An update from ATC President & CEO Sandra Marra on our ongoing actions to reduce the risks of COVID-19 transmission on and around the Appalachian Trail.

Appalachian Trail White Blaze

Updated COVID-19 Guidance for A.T. Multi-day and Thru-Hikers

ATC President & CEO Sandra Marra advises multi-day campers and thru-hikers to postpone their hikes due to the risks of COVID-19 transmission.




ATJourneys Magazine Inside Layout

​a.t. journeys  magazine

A.T. Journeys is our award-winning member magazine. We strive to provide equal representation of hikers, outdoor enthusiasts, the environment, the community and education in connection with the A.T. and ATC. The magazine is published four times a year, and advertising revenues directly support the publication and production of the magazine and help meet the ATC’s objectives.

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